Pirates Reportedly Agree to Terms with 12th Round Pick
According to this article from the Rolla Daily News, the Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with 12th round draft pick Dalton Friend. The 6′ 3″, 230lb left-handed pitcher played for Jefferson College (JUCO) in 2012 and had signed a national letter of intent with Texas Tech for next season.
No terms of the deal were announced although it would be assumed to be for $100k or less due to the new draft bonus rules.
According to the article, Friend will fly down to Bradenton tomorrow, then join the State College Spikes next week. Baseball America had Friend rated 328th in the 2012 draft class.